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DOWNHILL (2020)
Starring Will Ferrell, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Miranda Otto, Zach Woods, Kristofer Hivju and Zoe Chao. Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash.

Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

REVIEWS Downhill - A slippery slope for Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell

THE CHAPERONE (2019)
Starring Elizabeth McGovern, Haley Lu Richardson, Victoria Hill, Campbell Scott, Géza Röhrig, Blythe Danner, Miranda Otto, Kate Grimes, Matt McGrath and Andrew Burnap. Directed by Michael Engler.

The life of a Kansas woman is forever changed when she chaperones a beautiful and talented 15-year-old dancer named Louise Brooks to New York for the summer. One of them is eager to fulfil her destiny of dance and movie stardom; the other hopes to unearth the mysteries of her past.
ANNABELLE: CREATION (2017)
Starring Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Ane Coulthard, Grace Fulton, Lou Lou Safran, Samara Lee, Tayler Buck, Anthony Lapaglia and Miranda Otto. Directed by David F. Sandberg.

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

REVIEWS Annabelle: Creation - Same old tricks, same dumb doll

DANCE ACADEMY (2017)
Starring Miranda Otto, Xenia Goodwin, Keiynan Lonsdale, Jordan Rodrigues, Dena Kaplan, Thomas Lacey, Alicia Banit and Tara Morice. Directed by Jeffrey Walker.

The much-loved characters have moved on from the Academy and are living very different lives. Tara was destined to become one of the top dancers of her generation but suffered a devastating injury that crippled her career… Can she make a comeback when she discovers what being defined by a dream really means?
THE DAUGHTER (2016)
Starring Geoffrey Rush, Sam Neill, Miranda Otto, Ewen Leslie, Paul Schneider, Anna Torv and Odessa Young. Directed by Simon Stone.

Set in the last days of a dying logging town, Christian returns to his family home for his father Henry’s wedding. Reconnecting with his childhood friend Oliver and Oliver’s family, wife Charlotte and daughter Hedvig he unearths a long buried secret. As he tries to right the wrongs of the past, his actions threaten to shatter the lives of those he left behind years before. Will they survive the truth?
THE HOMESMAN (2015)
Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, William Fitchner, Meryl Streep, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto and Sonja Richter. Directed by Tommy Lee Jones.

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realises just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs, to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women head east, where a waiting minister and his wife have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat.

REVIEWS The Homesman - Women in crisis in the Old West

REACHING FOR THE MOON (2014)
Starring Miranda Otto and Glória Pires. Directed by Bruno Barreto.

Frustrated poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Brazil and encounters the beguiling architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Initial hostilities make way for a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop’s relationship to the world around her.
I, FRANKENSTEIN (2014)
Starring Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighty, Miranda Otto, Aden Young, Yvonne Strahovski and Jai Courtney. Directed by Peter Beattie.

A contemporary fantasy thriller in which the original monster of Victor Frankenstein stands between the human race and an uprising of supernatural creatures determined to overthrow the world. Adapted from the graphic novel of the same name by Kevin Grevioux, it picks up from the moment that the classic Mark Shelley novel leaves off: with the death of Victor Frankenstein and the abandonment of his creature to meet its end in the Arctic wilderness. But the creature doesn’t die – nor does it age the way humans do. And so Frankenstein’s creature makes its way back to civilisation – to a world that is dominated by an epic power struggle between two clans – the Demons and the Gargoyles.

REVIEWS I, Frankenstein - Adaptation needs some reanimation

THE TURNING (2013)
Starring Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, Miranda Otto, Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving.

REVIEWS The Turning - Exquisite melancholic art

WAR OF THE WORLDS (2005)
Starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Camillia Sanes, John Scurti, Morgan Freeman, Takayo Fischer and Yul Vazquez. Directed by Steven Spielberg.

REVIEWS War of the Worlds - 15th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's darkest nightmare

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